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Files Read Only when mounting to Windows 7 share

Files Read Only when mounting to Windows 7 share

Files Read Only when mounting to Windows 7 share


I am having a problem wtih accessing files on a Windows 7 share from RHEL 6. I am able to mount the share but when I try to modify the files as a regular user, I get the files as read only. If I open a terminal session and enter as a SU, I can modify the files on the share.

When I do an ls -l, the permissions on the files are -rwxr-xr-x. 1 root root. I have tried mounting two ways but neither of them allow a standard user write access to the files.

mount -t cifs -o username=username,password=password //IP-Address/share /mnt/share

mount //IP_address/share /mnt/share -o username=username,password=password,umask=000,exec,rw,users

This is a fresh install without any added packages.

I don't suspect the Windows 7 share as the problem as I can modify files as SU.

Is there something I am missing. I am pretty new to Linux so any help would be appreciated.


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